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Thursday, July 10, 2003
All eyes on Upper House polls
PATNA, JULY 9. All eyes are on tomorrow's elections to the 24 seats of the Bihar Legislative Council, from the local bodies' constituencies, being held after a gap of 23 years. The election has gained additional attention, as major political ...
11 die in floods
PATNA, JULY 9.At least 11 people have died in the current spell of floods in Bihar as the overall situation deteriorated with rain-fed rivers inundating fresh areas in Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Sheohar, Saran, East and West Champaran ...
SC notice to Haryana CM
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. The Supreme Court today ordered notice to the Haryana Government and Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, on a writ petition for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the allegations of corruption in the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Hurriyat will overcome crisis: Bhat
JAMMU, JULY 9. The All-Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman, Abdul Ghani Bhat, has said that the conglomerate will be able to resolve the differences within the party and there is no alternative to remaining united. Talking to The ...
Temple festival raises concern over pollution
BHOPAL, JULY 9. While the Madhya Pradesh Government is bracing itself for the month-long Simhasta festival (Kumbh) due to begin at Ujjain on April 5, 2004, the residents of Ujjain are concerned about the high level of pollution in the Kshipra ...
Expert group on FM broadcasting planned
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has decided to set up an expert group on FM broadcasting to suggest measures for its quick expansion and diversification in the second phase. An announcement to this effect is ...
Fissures in BJP over Chautala
CHANDIGARH, JULY 9. The difference of opinion between the leaders of the Haryana unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the high command towards the ruling Indian National Lok Dal in the State came out in the open once again today with the Leader ...
`Water policy blind to local situation'
JAIPUR, JULY 9.The Magsaysay Award winner Rajendra Singh, better known as "waterman'', has suggested to the States to prepare their respective water policies after taking into consideration the agro-climatic conditions in their areas. "Adequate ...
Literacy boom makes way for libraries...
JAIPUR, JULY 9.Rajasthan would soon catch up with the rest of the developed States in library movement with the scheduled launch of Mahatma Gandhi Public libraries and reading rooms in the State tomorrow. The occasion will be marked by ceremonial ...
Wanted, a full time Home Minister
DEHRA DUN, JULY 9. Several leaders of the ruling Congress in Uttaranchal, led by the general secretary of the party's State unit, Dhirendra Pratap, have urged the Chief Minister, Narayan Dutt Tiwari, to appoint a Home Minister who could devote ...
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